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Wednesday, 23 August 2017 15:16

Bimeda Sponsoring Christmas Cash Barrel Race

Bimeda is proud to be one of this year's sponsors for the 13th Annual Christmas Ca$h Barrel Race.

Event Details

Date: 
December 1-3, 2017

Location: 
Amarillo National Center
3301 SE 10th Ave.
Amarillo, TX
79104

This year’s race will be webcasted! 

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 16:08

Deworming Stalled and Dry Lot Horses

Just because your horse isn’t grazing doesn’t mean he is safe from all equine parasites.

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 16:05

Pyrantel Pinworms

While not as harmful as other parasites, pinworms can definitely be an irritation for both horse and owner.

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 16:03

Ivermectin vs. Moxidectin Uses in Equines

Discover the current research and recommendations for using ivermectin versus moxidectin.

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 16:02

Fall Equine Parasite Control

Learn the specific needs for fall parasite control.

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 16:00

Equine Tapeworms

Learn the best method for controlling tapeworms in horses.

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 15:58

Fall Equine Bot Control

Learn if your wormer is doing all it should.

Friday, 28 July 2017 14:54

Deworming Plan

Bimeda Equine is proud to promote best practice targeted deworming regimes, to help protect both today’s horses and future generations

Monday, 24 July 2017 16:42

Hormonal Management

When is hormonal management used?

  • Hormones are commonly used to manipulate the estrous cycle in horses
  • Onset of breeding season
  • The timing of ovulation
  • Suppression of undesirable estrus behavior

Available Products

ovamed sq oxytocin sq

hormone managment
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 11:54

Navicular Syndrome

Clinical Signs - Gait

  • Characteristic change in gait
  • Lameness aggravated when walking on hard ground or trotting in circles

Consult with your veterinarian if you suspect your horse may have Navicular syndrome as the clinical signs can vary.

Healthy Bone Remodeling

Healthy bone remodeling happens in response to normal mechanical stress. Ideally, the cycle of bone remodeling is balanced. Resorption and formation work together to maintain healthy bones.

Bone remodeling in navicular syndrome happens in response to excessive mechanical stress. Resorption outpaces formation, leading to bone lesions.

Bone Remodeling
(roll over the image to see the effect of Navicular Syndrome)

Resorption
Formation

Bone Resorption

  1. Osteoclasts, which are responsible for bone lysis, attach to the bone matrix
  2. H+ ions create an acidic microenvironment
  3. Lysosomal enzymes are released from the osteoclast
  4. The acidic environment:
    • exposes the organic matrix of the bone
    • activates the proteolytic enzymes
  5. Proteolytic enzymes destroy the organic matrix
 

Bone Formation

  1. Osteoblasts, which are responsible for bone formation, arrive at the resorption site
  2. Osteoblasts fill the cavity with new bone tissue
  3. Osteoblasts produce factors that aid in the mineralization of the bone tissue

health jointJoint Health and Degeneration

A healthy joint environment has a balance between destruction and repair (damage & growth).

Osteoarthritis is a vicious cycle, starting with excess stress on the joint that tips the balance within and leads to increasing levels of inflammation, damage, and pain.

 

Pathogenic Factors in Osteoarthritis

Biophysical Changes

  • Collagen network fracture
  • Unraveling of proteoglycan

Biochemical Changes

  • Proteolytic enzymes increased

At the molecular level, osteoarthritis is an imbalance between the molecules in the joint.

Peptides that promote the synthesis cartilage.

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